Saturday, February 13, 2016

Slow Roasted Turkey Banh Mi Sandwich

We are sandwich lovers in this house. I have never met one I wouldn't devour. I just love always trying new ideas and recipes to make one. Since I am always on the go and having to pack lunch for myself and everyone else sometimes making a healthy lunch isn't always an option until now! With no artificial ingredients and real quality taste, you can rely on Oscar Mayer Selects Natural to be one thing that’s not too good to be true.

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For the Pickled Vegetables
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Pinch of crushed red pepper
2 large carrots, shredded
1 whole seedless cucumber sliced into ribbons

For the Aioli
1/3 cup low-fat or olive oil mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Sriracha
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
1 clove garlic, minced

For the Banh Mi
1 whole wheat roll, or whatever you have
1 tablespoon of the sriracha aioli
2-3 sprigs of cilantro
1/2 of a fresh jalapeno sliced into rings

Directions for the Vegetables
In a small saucepan, bring the water, vinegar, sugar, salt and crushed red pepper to a boil. Transfer the brine to a large bowl and let cool to room temperature. Add the carrots and cucumber and cover to keep them submerged. Refrigerate the vegetables for at least 30 minutes and up to 3 days.

Directions for the Aioli 
Whisk together the mayonnaise, Sriracha, lime juice, and garlic in a small bowl. 

For the assembly of the Banh Mi
Drain the pickled vegetables. 

Spread the bottom of the roll with the aioli. Place with the turkey on the bottom and top with pickled carrots, cucumber, and  jalapeno. 

Garnish with the cilantro sprigs. 

Close the sandwich and serve.

*You will have left over vegetables and aioli. Store in the fridge and nibble on them later. Use the aioli for anything!

Recipe Yields: 1 Serving

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  1. I love banh mi sandwiches and yours looks like a good one.

  2. What a gorgeous looking sandwich. I love that it's more than enough to fill you up, but without being too heavy.

    1. Thank you! It was totally filling in all the right ways.

  3. This sounds delicious! My husband and I love to make lunchmeat sandwiches for lunch on our days off together. This is one I want to try! The homemade aioli and pickled veggies sound so good.

  4. I love how simple and easy these look! I need to try this asaP!

  5. YUM! Those veggies look so fresh! And those thin cucumber ribbons... gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with the Wednesday Showcase!

  6. What a great sandwich! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. This is one of the pre-made meats I do buy.I don't buy many, but
    when I do, it must have only a few ingredients to land in my shopping cart. This looks like a yummy sandwich my friend xo